Naka aims for glory

SOLOMON Islands international James Naka is aiming to finish his career on a high with Nalkutan FC in the 2018 OFC Champions League. Naka who was omitted from the national team last year said he is determined to give it one last try. It was the end of the road for Naka on the international…

Abolish the shipping grant!

THE need to upgrade our roads to better standards is more urgent than ever before. The state of the roads in Honiara is a total embarrassment. The situation is even worse for roads in the provinces. Covering the thousands of pot-holes that line up the roads with gravel will do no good. The roads need…

West Rennell land acquisition

Dear Editor – I wish to refer to the above mentioned letter appeared in your issue no. 1982, Wednesday 17 January 2018. As rightly said in the letter, there was fraud in the registration of land at West Rennel to APID, Parcel Number  289-005-1. The reasons are as follows: West Rennell Land is customary.  To…

SSEC awake!

Dear Editor – Please grant me a space of your esteem column to voice out my concern due to this question “what SSEC can do about it in regards to Kemuel Kalani statement earlier, ‘I’m just a SSEC pastor, not a king or prophet’” and his group still part of the South Sea Evangelical Church…

National Children’s Fund

Dear Editor – Let me put forward this proposal for all to see. A National Children’s Fund must be established through an Act of Parliament, hence responsible Ministries such as the Ministry of Women, Youth and Children and the Ministry of Health and Medical Services should setup a Working Advisory Group to think, plan &…

Cyanide

Dear Editor – Please publish the following: Elementally carbon and nitrogen Covalently bonded together dangerously On their own backbone of life and living Twisted by the developmental mafia To benefit themselves and their 33′ masters   The middle men eating up the natives Just like these buses eating us up… Turning whenever wherever to fill…

RIPEL announces ‘dividend’

LEVERS Solomons Ltd and Russell Islands Plantation Estate Ltd on Tuesday announced a $2 million dividend to the Lavukal land owners. The surprising announcement was made by chairman Patrick Wong in a press conference in Honiara on Tuesday. Mr Wong said the dividend was declared during the company’s board meeting held on September 18 last…

Police in GP uproot 570 plants of marijuana

Police at the Tetere Police Station in the Guadalcanal Province have uprooted 570 marijuana plants in the Guadalcanal Plains Palm Oil Limited (GPPOL) One and Totoba areas in North Guadalcanal on 3 February 2018. Supervising Provincial Police Commander Superintendent Nixson Manetoga says, “On Saturday 3 February at about 4am Tetere Police officers raided two marijuana…

Police News

* Appeal for assistance in search for missing persons* Police investigate sudden death in Western Province* Respect Honiara Central Market -PPC Honiara City Appeal for assistance in search for missing persons Police at Kirakira in the Makira-Ulawa Province have been approached to assist in the search for two male persons, in their 20s, missing at…